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By Kenneth Hafertepe

This richly illustrated booklet tracks the evolution of Fredericksburg structure and publications readers in the course of the streets of this once-westernmost German payment in the US, stating the log, fachwerk, and stone structures that housed the town’s full-time citizens, its weekenders, and the companies of the 19th century.

considerable with information exposed through Hafertepe in his examine, together with corrections to building dates in line with newly tapped files, this consultant beneficial properties these constructions obvious to viewers from the general public streets and sidewalks. the writer lists which structures are open for excursions and which of them were switched over to public use equivalent to museums, shops, or restaurants.

The structures of Fredericksburg mirror stories of vintage German development and strategy with a steady transition to American types, together with a number of amazing many years that have been neither simply German nor American distinctively yet observed the construction of a local style.

This ebook permits readers to stroll down the streets of Fredericksburg and spot the layers of Texas background on show: every thing from a pioneer log cabin to an artwork deco courthouse.

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